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England drove the Dutch out of New Netherlands because they thought they were a threat, the Duke of York owned it and called it New York

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When was the New York colony settled?

In 1243


Who were the people who settled in new york colony?

The Dutch settled in New Amsterdam


Who were the people who settled in the New York colony?

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Which colony was first settled by the Dutch?

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What colony was settled by English prisoners?

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How did religion affect New York colony?

a variety of counties, cultures, and religions settled in the colony of New York.


Which colony was originally settled by the Dutch?

New York was origonally a Dutch colony (New Netherland). The Dutch also settled into Delaware.


Why was New York Colony settled?

It was settled by Duke of York in 1760 after it was given to him after England took it from the Dutch.


How big was the colony of New York?

The colony of New York held the current states of Vermont, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York. It was first settled in 1624.


What group of religious people lived in Colonial New York?

Various religions settled in the New York colony. New York colony wanted all faiths to join in the colony.


Who settled in the New York colony?

ANSWERThe Dutch settled New Amsterdam, which became New York City after the Dutch surrendered the land to the English.


Where did the people come from who settled the colony of New York that was first called New Amsterdam?

The Dutch settled the colony of New York that was first called New Amsterdam. The colony of New York traded all kinds of fur and they were successful in the farming of staple crops. The colony underwent ownership changes to Britain in 1674.

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